activities, space. >> wow. >> lots of activity on the beach including kite-flying. they have sand castle building contests which i love and inner tube races in the ocean. >> the loser doesn't come back. >> i would not do well on that race. >> finally, easy getaway from denver. >> i love aspen, colorado, a gorgeous place to go. the aspens turn the incredible shade of yellow in the fall. absolutely beautiful. a newly renovated hotel, hotel aspen, under $200, the theme for this entire segment, and this is a hotel that gives you much more love than you would expect for the price tag, free breakfast, free wi-fi, hotel transfers and check out the surrounding areas, love seeing that foliage ride on horseback. >> always good to see you. and i'm not doing the horse dance. up next, easy swaps to update your home. but first these messages. this is "today" on nbc.